Netflix Nabs Ryan Murphy

Here’s what you need to know:

  • Netflix recently executed a $300M partnership with Fox’s own Ryan Murphy
  • Murphy is responsible for such hits as American Horror Story, American Crime Story, Feud and Glee
  • This deal comes 6 months after Netflix wooed Shonda Rhimes from her 15-year relationship with ABC
  • Both of these groundbreaking deals have taken place while Disney (owner of ABC) is also working to acquire Fox
  • Netflix’s power move is a siren to all network cable broadcasting and even other streaming services that they are preparing to take over television
  • Other showrunners/producers to keep an eye on are: CBS’s Chuck Lorre, CW’s Greg Berlanti and NBC’s Dick Wolf

See the links here: Vanity Fair, E! News, CNN

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